US appoints deputy secretary of Department of Energy

Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, a top White House National Security Council Official, has been appointed as deputy secretary of Department of Energy in the U. S.

By Ritesh Gupta

Dr. Sherwood-Randall will support Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz in the management and operation of the Department of Energy.

As a top advisor to President Barack Obama for nearly six years, she served as the White House Coordinator for Defense Policy, Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Arms Control for the National Security Council, from April 2013 until her Senate confirmation.